Joseph Smith Boren

8 February 1845–6 November 1911 (Age 66)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Boren was born on 8 February 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Coleman Boren, was 36 and his mother, Malinda Keller, was 32. He married Martha Ann Clinger on 8 February 1867, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 6 November 1911, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Boren
Martha Ann Clinger
Marriage: 8 February 1867
Joseph Henry Boren
John Coleman Boren
Charles Alma Boren
Elwin Feriby Boren
Reed Austin Boren
James Ray Boren
Leo Alfred Boren

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1867Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish (also Borén): ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the adjectival suffix -én/-en, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Boreen and Borin .Polish (Boreń): from a pet form of the personal names like Borzysław (see Bora 1).Probably also an Americanized form of German Born .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Coleman Boren

    Biography of Coleman Boren: Jay Donaldson Before I start to go thru his life, though, I would like to mention a couple of things I read from this book that Rita put together. As I read the biography, …

    Sources (23)

    • Joseph Boren, "United States Census, 1870"
    • G S Boren in entry for Elwin F Boren and Nellie M Groesbeck, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Boren in entry for Joseph Henry Boren, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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